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In addition to rest, relaxation, and reflection, winter break can also be a time for learning and self-development through a wide variety of programs offered during Harvard’s Wintersession period before classes begin. Breaking the monotony of...
On February 5, Jon Krosnick, Professor of Political Science, Communication, and Psychology, and Director of the Political Psychology Research Group at Stanford University, presented his group’s nationwide survey on American public opinion on...
Friday January 30, 2015 marked the end of an era—the last ever paper study card day at Harvard. Each semester, roughly 10,000 printed study cards are manually entered into Harvard's system. Study card day is an all hands on deck operation...
The University's Sustainability Plan details a goal to reduce University-wide water use 30% by 2020, from a 2006 baseline. Below is a journal entry on my water usage, an installment in my “ Living the Sustainability Plan ” series. Once...
On a cold fall day in 2008, Harvard University took a stand on climate change, and gave a nod to sustainability. Drew Faust—joined by alumnus, recent author of An Inconvenient Truth , and former Vice President, Al Gore— addressed the...
The Harvard Sustainability Plan advocates for greater collaboration and integrative communication across disciplines for “more powerful and effective solutions to our most pressing problems.” Below is a short summary of my experiences in...
The Harvard College Ocean Sciences Club was founded in spring 2015 and devotes itself to spreading knowledge of and excitement for the ocean. Members give presentations on subjects as varied as dolphins and marine geology to students at local public...